Innovation in Ed-tech Sector for Students – Possibility of Business Expansion
Innovation in modern technology has given a new shape to the conventional educational machinery. Education is not restricted to classroom. It goes to grass root levels and remote areas overstepping the boundary of schools. Therefore, students need to realize the effectiveness of such sophisticated learning system under the impact of innovative technology.
Till now, for social and emotional enrichment, technology is not vastly used or limited to restricted zones. Most parents have little concept and knowledge about the best technology for developing the characters of children with foundational efficiency upgrade.
Comprehensive surveys are showing that the tendency to use the advanced SEL tools is probably restricted to indoor environment. In addition, the technology which educators selectto provide SEL training to students are limited to multimedia, computerized graphs, online project presentationand demos.
However, outside the environment of classroom, this facility is not easy to get. At home, many parents are not aware of the SEL and they don’t start learning once again like trots. They show little interest in mugging up the SEL program to train their children. Gap between SEL literate and parents who are not literate in SEL widens.
However, they can use sophisticated easy to maintain SEL software and innovative learning technology for completing lessons faster. Ed tech products have SEL course details with embedded training materials for guidance. So parents learn about the ways of self development, emotional efficiency and steadfast improvement in collaboration as well as communication. Therefore, SEL embedded ed-tech tools are popular at present.
Multimedia Game Playing Feature with Ed-tech/Embedded SEL to Reduce the Burden of Learning
As discussed in before about the inception of recreational activities in the SEL course to smooth the way of communication, students need to be motivated and energized to play with math.
Minecraft is such an advanced multiplayer game which entices children to take interest to solve various puzzles and complicated multiplication in care free manner. The identification with different objects, square shaped wooden blocks, triangle figures; oblong objects on gaming console must be attractive. Same time these online gaming tools are boosters to assist students to renew their problem solving skill with greater success in communication.
Through pre and post training session seminars, outdoor conference and usage of wearable communication devices with virtual platform can take the SEL to outdoor ambience. However, uniformityand solidarityin organizing suchcampaigns arerequiredbyeducators to helpparents to grow competencyin SEL for backing upstudents.
More Realistic Games for Students to Upgrade Foundational Skill
Role playing game hold glossy sequences or chain of events for novice children to be emotionally attached. That means, they will have to place them in the drama. They should explore in the mysterious environment.
For instance, ICivics is such a new role playing game software designed and launched by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
This software teaches civilians and students how to participate in democracy. They have to participate in debate to improve their eloquence skill. Another tool is drafting board for students to test the writing skill. They can write argumentative, persuasive, expository and descriptive content on Drafting Board. It will give them the chance for better correspondence through writing.
One of the best products for SEL training is WISE or Web based inquiry science environment. This unique SEL embedded tool covers ten emotional and social skills. It is the best platform for scientific exploration, research and experiment. This web based application is also helpful to students to do the self monitoring. CERCA inspires students for critical thinking, thought screening and data analysis. It stands for claim, evidence, reasoning, counterarguments and audience. It also upgrades collaboration expertise.
Expansion of SEL education is done covering five areas like wearable devices, augmented reality or virtual world, leading age software application, automated learning tools and computers.
The investment in SEL ed-tech software is increasing comparing to previous days.
Throughout the world, private investment in this lucrative ed-tech industry has overwhelmingly galloped widening the opportunities for students to learn the SEL course smoothly. Since 2011, the total investment in ed-tech in the global arena has accelerated by 32 percent.
In 2015, around $4.5 billion was directly invested for expanding the business in this ed-tech industry. Investors will be much more liberal to make investment for developing the ed- tech industry. More innovative ed tech tools are deployed to pre- schools, secondary and higher secondary schools. There is an open gateway to keep the flow of money into the ed-tech industry for innovation, growth and development.
SEL is not a conventional education process but it also covers other aspects of social, emotional, behavioral and holistic lives of students.
SEL education enriches the empathy inspiring people to make philanthropic approach with humanized souls to love others.
To build up a strong society, people should know the art of living peacefully. They must be integrated without involving themselves with anti-national activities.SEL education system also prioritizes the prevention of crime, harassment and violence.
It teaches students to have strong characters. They must not be alcoholic, reckless and impatient with whimsical mindsets. Apart from development of all basic foundational skills, learners need to check abnormal emotional outbursts and disorders in their behaviors. In this connection, parents are advised to undergo training in SEL to grow social competitiveness and competence of children.
SEL programs have pre-set guidelines to modify the characters and behaviors of students to collaborate with the changes in the society. That means, children will have a feel of compatibility to adapt to the new environment. They will respond smartly when they are put in the innovative digital ambience.
SEL training program has been upgraded with a host of excellent emotion management tools including video games, role playing tools, slideshows, virtual projects and communication systems. Most of SEL training aspects are based on American training modules designed by CASEL.
SEL programs are accepted by other advanced countries to reset technical and non-technical skills with inclusion of modification of behavior of students. With the transformation of the society, students must have in-built competency to cope with the transition. SEL reinforces their character upgrading foundational skills to ensure the quick adaptability to the new ambience. However, they require the uninterrupted training and assistance from superiors to finish the training session for self-development.
Caring Pals offers a DIY childcare SEL training package to parents for teaching students in home based indoor environment.
Children falling in the 3-8 age groups are brought for being trained by parents at home. These children have low stress and nervousness due to the easy correspondence with their familiar persons. In a pleasant tension free environment, students are given such an important and effective guidance based on SEL.
Through puppet shows, lively debate and friendly discussion, children are encouraged to make the decisions. At this practical demo, parents use many colorful pictures, songbooks and graffiti to instill new thoughts into the knowledge bank of students.
They become self-autonomous, and resilient to handle conflicts. The problem solving efficiency of students is sharpened. Self destructive components like impatience, hooliganism and moral deprivation of children are reduced through presentation of effective SEL principles and guidelines. Students experience the gradual restoration of the moral strength with vigor to fight with unfriendly force.
More Result Oriented Guidance for Parents to Train Children at Home
In another SEL based training module entitled The Incredible Years; the emphasis ascribes to the recurrent group discussions, interventions of seniors to guide parents how to restructure the behavioral patterns of children through SEL training. In the case of parenting care and intervention, top healthcare consultants, doctors, psychiatrists and well known social reformers are allowed to interfere to modify the attitudes of children through straight SEL training program.
In this regard, Nurse Family Partnership or NFP training program is basically offered to women who are conceiving. Before the birth of children, this NFP program introduces pregnant ladies to the effectiveness of SEL to develop the embedded empathy of children in upcoming days. NFP program promotes healthy relationship between parents and children. In the emotion and social development process, trainers train children to improve 4rs viz reading respect, writing and resolution. Rookies also learn basics about the communication system including drawing, book reading, and article writing.
PATHS training curriculum is an innovative and well structured SEL curriculum. In this section, children restore their proficiency in troubleshooting problems, settling conflicts, and tuning up their behaviors. It has been shown that students who complete PATHS curriculum have upgraded their performance records at exams. They have high esteem with assertiveness to convince senior teachers.
At SEL training session, a protected and friendly learning environment is created for students. They are not restricted to traditional etiquette and formalities. Instead, in pleasant and stress free ambience, the self-improvement, character building and emotion management process is conducted smoothly. Carol Dweck calls this self-development as the “growth fostering” state in which children get chance to utilize their inner/hidden qualities. Talent and intelligence are in-built traits which must be nourished through various skill development practices. SEL brings a new self-exploration platform to students to renew their old mindsets, re-filter previous thoughts and develop the skills.
The investment in SEL ed-tech software is increasing comparing to previous days.
Throughout the world, private investment in this lucrative ed-tech industry has overwhelmingly galloped widening the opportunities for students to learn the SEL course smoothly.
Since 2011, the total investment in ed-tech in the global arena has accelerated by 32 percent. In 2015, around $4.5 billion was directly invested for expanding the business in this ed-tech industry.
Investors will be much more liberal to make investment for developing the ed- tech industry. More innovative ed tech tools will be deployed to pres schools, secondary and higher secondary schools.
There is an open gateway to keep the flow of money into the ed-tech industry for innovation, growth and development.